Friday, February 12th: Valentine’s Day Snack. We will exchange Valentine’s this day, too.
Monday, February 15th: Presidents Day Holiday - No School
Friday, February 19th: Georgia Day - Wear a Colonial or Native American Costume
March 4th: First Grade field trip to see Mary Poppins play. More information to come soon!
Math: Continue Chapter 7: Using Skip Counting; Look for a Pattern; Before, After, and Between; Odd and Even Numbers
Timed Tests: We will continue taking timed tests each week. The students are doing a great job. Continue practicing the facts listed below. We will take a subtraction test on mixed -2’ s and -3’s in 5 minutes. We will be doing 50 addition problems in 3:15
Review these facts!
1+0=1; 1+1=2; 1+2=3; 1+3=4; 1+4=5; 1+5=6; 1+6=7; 1+7=8; 1+8=9; 1+9=10
2+0=2; 2+1=3; 2+2=4; 2+3=5; 2+4=6; 2+5=7; 2+6=8; 2+7=9; 2+8=10; 2+9=11
3+0=3; 3+1=4; 3+2=5; 3+3=6; 3+4=7; 3+5=8; 3+6=9; 3+7=10; 3+8=11; 3+9=12
4+0=4; 4+1=5; 4+2=6; 4+3=7; 4+4=8; 4+5=9; 4+6=10; 4+7=11; 4+8=12; 4+9=13
5+0=5; 5+1=6; 5+2=7; 5+3=8; 5+4=9; 5+5=10; 5+6=11; 5+7=12; 5+8=13; 5+9=14
6+1=7, 6+2=8, 6+3=9, 6+4=10, 6+5=11, 6+6=12, 6+7=13, 6+8=14, 6+9=15
7+0=7; 7+1=8; 7+2=9; 7+3=10; 7+4=11; 7+5=12; 7+6=13; 7+7=14; 7+8=15; 7+9=16
8+0=8; 8+1=9; 8+2=10; 8+3=11; 8+4+12; 8+5=13; 8+6+14; 8+7=15; 8+8=16; 8+9=17
9+0=9; 9+1=10; 9+2=11; 9+3=12; 9+4=13; 9+5=14; 9+6=15; 9+7=16; 9+8=17; 9+9=18
Phonics: We will have a Phonics test each Friday. Students will be expected to write the following:
short vowel blends: scri, spla
long vowel blends: thra, spre, tho
special sounds: ed in looked, ear in spear, en in quicken, old in fold, ar in parts, st and est in fastest, sh and es in dishes, wh in white
spell these words: no new words
syllables: middle (2), chin (1), unbutton (3)
Social Sciences: We will learn about Polar Animals this week.
Reading: We will continue working in Reading Groups.
Spelling: This week we will have 15 spelling words and 5 bonus words. We will have a spelling test every Friday. Students will write these words when I call them out. Five bonus words will be added to the list. Students should learn the 15 spelling words first. For a challenge, they can also learn the five bonus words. All students will take the bonus portion of the test. For each bonus word spelled correctly, the student will get 1 extra point on the test. There is no penalty for spelling a bonus word incorrectly.
alone, awake, asleep, around, apart, alike, ago, arose, along, aside, afraid, amount, away, again, says
Bonus Words: apartment, about, accomplish, adapt, adore
Bible: We will have a Bible verse each week. Students will say the verse to me.
Bible Verse: "Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid." Matthew 14:27b
Handwriting: We will continue learning how to form the letters. We are working on correct letter formation and line placement.
Creative Writing: Students will continue to practice writing complete sentences using capital letters at the beginning and periods at the end. I will introduce question marks this week. We will continue learning the parts of a sentence. We will be writing super sentences. All sentences should have these four parts:
Begin with a capital letter.
End with a punctuation mark.
Be written neatly.
They will write sentences with their spelling words, and write in their journals daily. Each sentences should have a naming part and telling part (subject and predicate).
Monday: Math sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, phonics sounds and math facts
Tuesday: Math Sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, phonics sounds, and math facts
Wednesday: Math sheet, study Bible verse, spelling words, phonics sounds, and math facts
Thursday: No Homework